“I survived and I’m fine”: a message from a Guatemalan survivor of Texas tragedy to her sister

a young guatemala At least 7 migrants from Guatemala escaped suffocation along with 51 other migrants, who were left in a trailer in San Antonio, Texas, and after several days in the United States he managed to contact his sister, telling her he was fine.

Esmeralda, a Guatemalan expatriate who lives in the United States, is the sister of a young woman who survived the tragedy in Texas, and is approached by the series. telemundo where it counts How did he come to know that his relative is also among the people in the trailer.

Guatemala, identified only as Esmeralda, said her sister traveled to the United States, and during her visit she sent her messages via WhatsApp to inform how the trip was going.

She said the last message she received was when her sister was in Laredo, Texas, saying she was fine and they were about to leave, that they were going to pick up her phone, but that she could call them as soon as she could. Was.

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Esmeralda said the man who crossed his sister from Guatemala to Mexico on June 28 confirmed she was in the truck that killed 51 migrants.

“She told me: ‘I’m sorry, she was in that trailer.’ I never thought it was going to happen and twice he confirmed it to me,” Esmeralda said.

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He said he was pained to think that his sister was among the victims, but then he got a call that changed everything, as a man told him his sister had been rescued.

Esmeralda said a man told her, “I saved your sister, and she’s fine.”

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He said that his happiness increased when he heard the voice of his sister, who told him: “I survived and I am fine.”

He remembered that those were the only words his sister said to him and at the moment he doesn’t know where he is, who has it or if he needs medical help.

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“I don’t know her health status, how she is, I only know she survived,” commented Esmeralda, who also thanked the man who saved her sister, saying she wanted to hug her again. and that God gives her the opportunity to meet him and recover.

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